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FREE Events & Things To Do This Weekend in Orlando Jan. 26 - 28, 2024

There's a never ending choice of things to do in Orlando, and best of all there's a ton of FREE events and things to do every weekend. From free kids events for the little ones, to free nights out for the big kids!


The Best Events & Things To Do in Orlando in January

FREE Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend!

There's tons of events and things to do in Orlando that won't break the bank, and every weekend we select the best FREE events and things to do r in our weekend guide.


From kids events, to concerts, festivals, and more, we bring you the most-up-to-date FREE events listings in Orlando.


Whatever you decide to do this weekend in Orlando, have a great time, and remember to to keep up with the latest news on events, and things to do in Central Florida by signing up for the Gotta Go Orlando Newsletter and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.


Weekend FREE Events and Things To Do in Orlando January 26 - 28, 2024


Before attending events, please contact the event organizer to confirm that the event is taking place as changes, and cancellations can occur.


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FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2024


ZORA! - Outdoor Festival of the Arts
January 26 - 28

Get ready for a vibrant day of art and culture at the free 2024 ZORA! Festival of the Arts, featuring live performances and much more.


Lauren Carder Fox (Sundown Sessions)
January 26

The free Sundown Sessions feature a rotating roster of solo & duo local acts, plus an occasional touring act in Lil Indies' unique & comfortable setting, perfect for relaxing & casual celebration.


Opening Reception: A Constant Goodbye
January 26

Celebrate the opening of this new exhibition with the artist at Art & History Museums - Maitland, plus music by DJ Spreadsheets, food truck, a cash bar on our beautiful National Historic Landmark campus. Admission to this event is FREE!


St. Cloud Food & Art Festival

January 26

Enjoy a lively evening of delicious cuisine and captivating artwork right in the heart of Downtown St Cloud. Enjoy walking & sampling foods from Downtown eateries- savory, sweet, drinks and more. Local artist will be on display along with live music to enjoy amongst your culinary experience.


Lagerfest LITE at Sideward Brewing
January 26

Lagerfest LITE is an all lager tap takeover style event during Orlando Beer Week. King State is teaming up with Sideward to bring an all star line up from across the continent. Total tap takeover featuring patiently and precisely fermented lagers as a miniature version of King State’s killer Tampa Bay Beer Week event.


Orlando Critical Mass
January 26

Orlando Critical Mass is the largest ongoing group bicycle ride through downtown. 9-10 mile ride, rain or shine. Starts at Loch Haven Park.


Free Beer at SeaWorld Orlando
January 12 - January 31

Celebrate the New Year with a free beer at Waterway Grill Bar! YES you have to pay for admission... BUT FREE BEER!!!


SeaWorld Orlando guests over the age of 21 can enjoy one complimentary 7 oz beer. The ice cold draft will be available at the park daily at Waterway Grill.


The Morse Museum
Every Friday until April

The Morse Museum houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933), including the artist and designer’s jewelry, pottery, paintings, art glass, leaded-glass lamps, windows and more.


Admission is free from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays, November through April. For more information, please visit morsemuseum.org.


TPD Night Market
Every Friday

TPD Night Market is a weekly Friday night market featuring 20 plus vendors at 431 E Central Blvd, Thornton Park, Orlando.


Art After Dark at Lake Nona

Art After Dark at Lake Nona
Every Friday

Every Friday night, Art After Dark takes over Lake Nona Town Center from 6 pm. Enjoy a stroll through our Town Center as you explore hand crafted artisan products, and tasty cuisine. Be sure to grab a glass a wine, stay a while and enjoy the art displayed on the six story art installation, The Beacon.


Sunset Walk’s Fired-up Fridays

Sunset Walk Fired-up Fridays

Every Friday

Friday nights, the Promenade at Sunset Walk presents Fired-Up Fridays, a free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality.


Featuring music by DJ Scotty B and Company, plus the very best regional live bands.


Winter Garden Friday on the Plaza
Every Friday

Come enjoy live music every Friday night on the Plaza, at Downtown Winter Garden, Centennial Plaza Gazebo.


Friday Muscle Car Show & Cruise Old Town Kissimmee

Friday Muscle Car Show & Cruise
Every Friday

Join the heart pounding excitement of high-performance engines and true horse power for our Muscle Car Show every Friday night at Old Town in Kissimmee. The Friday Muscle Car Show will begin at 3:00pm and the qualifications are show-quality muscle and factory-performance cars from 1964 and newer and classics from 1985 and older. Cars will cruise at 8:30pm and all cars registered can participate.



 


SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2024


ZORA! - Outdoor Festival of the Arts
January 26 - 28

Get ready for a vibrant day of art and culture at the free 2024 ZORA! Festival of the Arts, featuring live performances and much more.


TET Vietnamese New Year in Orlando
January 27 - 28

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with the free Year of the Dragon celebration at Central Florida Fairgrounds featuring Vietnamese food, traditional dragon and lion dances, cultural performances, kids games, bounce houses, firecrackers, and more.


Fan Fest at Lake Lorna Doone Park
January 27

Fans can enjoy Fan Fest with interactive games, inflatables, face painters and more. Admission into the event is free. A wide selection of food and beverages will be available for purchase from local vendors.


International Vegan Food Festival
January 27

Join Wall St Plaza for a mouthwatering celebration of plant-based cuisine from around the world at the International Vegan Food Festival. Get ready to indulge in a variety of vegan delicacies that will leave your taste buds dancing with joy


Jessica Delacruz (Sundown Sessions)
January 27

The Free Sundown Sessions feature a rotating roster of solo & duo local acts, plus an occasional touring act in Lil Indies' unique & comfortable setting, perfect for relaxing & casual celebration.


Sean Holcomb
January 27

Put your boots on and head to RockPit Brewing for a FREE night of awe-inspiring country music by the one and only Sean Holcomb. at RockPit Brewing.


India Fair at Children's Safety Village
January 27

Celebrate the 3rd annual India Fair, celebrating India's Republic Day. This free family-friendly event features entertainment, food, vendors, music, heritage displays, dancing, games, playground area, flag hosting, and more.


Oakland Heritage Day
January 27

Oakland Heritage Day celebrates Oakland’s small-town charm, unique history, nature, wellness and the arts with a free family-friendly day of live music, food trucks, fine arts and crafts, quality vendors, interactive kids’ activities, and more.


Sanford Avenue Block Party
January 27

The Sanford Avenue Merchants present the Sanford Avenue Block Party on every 4th Saturday. Block closure is from 3rd to 5th Street featuring live music, vendors, craft beer, great food, cocktails, wine and fun.


She Sells New Year
January 27

New Year. And new adventures!  Join She Sells at TPd Circle as they kick off our their year of celebrating local creatives!  Invite your friends, bring your pets and make it a family day at Lake Eola!


Fire in the Park Avalon Park Chili Challenge

January 27

Join Avalon Park on January 27th for Fire in the Park Chili Cook Off! The event is from 10 am - 4:30 pm in Town Park. Chili Tasting, Kids Zone, Music, 50/50 Raffle and Cornhole Tournament!


Maitland Police Department Family Fun Day
January 27

Join the Maitland Police Department for Family Fun Day on Independence Lane in front of City Hall. The free event will include bounce houses, games, vendors, face painting, balloon artists and more. Meet Maitland’s police officers and get an up-close look at their vehicles and safety equipment.


Collective Corner Local Pop-Up Market
January 27

Collective Corner, is an exciting event that brings together over 75 vendors offering a wide variety of products and services. From unique handmade crafts to trendy fashion items, there is something for everyone at this market.


Free Beer at SeaWorld Orlando
January 12 - January 31

Celebrate the New Year with a free beer at Waterway Grill Bar! YES you have to pay for admission... BUT FREE BEER!!!


SeaWorld Orlando guests over the age of 21 can enjoy one complimentary 7 oz beer. The ice cold draft will be available at the park daily at Waterway Grill.


Disney Springs Kids Club

Disney Springs Kids Club
Every Saturday

Dance, play and be entertained at engaging shows for kids of all ages at the Disney Springs Kids Club, taking place every Saturday. Free Entertainment and Free Parking.


Saturday Nite Classic Car Show & Cruise
Every Saturday

Join Old Town in Kissimmee every Saturday and take a trip down memory lane. The Old Town Classic Car Show has been a local tradition for over 30 years, it is one of the premier weekly car shows in Central Florida. The Saturday Classic Car Show begins at 1:00pm and welcomes show-quality 1985 and older hot rods, street rods, and antiques. Cars will cruise at 8:30pm. The event is free for participants and free for the public to attend.


Live Music on the Lawn in Lake Nona

Live Music on the Lawn in Lake Nona

Every Saturday

Live on the Lawn is your Saturday oasis to relax and recharge while listening to live music and playing lawn games with family and friends. Join Lake Nona from 11 am – 3 pm every Saturday!


Show Car Saturday Nights at Promenade at Sunset Walk

Show Car Saturday Nights at Promenade at Sunset Walk
Every Saturday

The Promenade at Sunset Walk is home to Show Car Saturday Nights. All makes and models are welcome and displayed along Margaritaville Boulevard.

Car enthusiasts will enjoy the music of DJ Scotty B while admiring an amazing collection of classic to modern automobiles, with live bands performing on the Promenade Plaza Stage nightly.


Winter Garden Farmers Market
Every Saturday

The Winter Garden Farmers Market is your hometown market open every Saturday from 8 am - 1 pm in beautiful Historic Winter Garden.


Winter Park Farmers Market
Every Saturday

The Winter Park Farmers’ Market is one of the best produce and plant markets in Central Florida which takes place every Saturday morning from 8 am - 1 pm in Central Park.


Lake Mary Farmers Market
Every Saturday

The Lake Mary Farmers Market features local vendors of produce, plants, baked goods, and arts and crafts. The market is open every Saturday, from 9 am - 1:30 pm at Lake Mary City Hall.


City of Longwood Farmer's Market
Every Saturday

Visit every Saturday at the City of Longwood Farmers Market at Reiter Park from 9 am - 2 pm, with locally sourced seafood and produce to handmade crafts and more.


Lake Nona Farmers Market
Every Saturday

Join in every Saturday morning in Lake Nona, the Lake Nona Farmers Market takes place in the beautiful Town Center from 11 am - 3 pm, shop local with the freshest produce and more.



 


SUNDAY, JANUARY 28, 2024


ZORA! - Outdoor Festival of the Arts
January 26 - 28

Get ready for a vibrant day of art and culture at the free 2024 ZORA! Festival of the Arts, featuring live performances and much more.


TET Vietnamese New Year in Orlando
January 27 - 28

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with the FREE Year of the Dragon celebration at Central Florida Fairgrounds featuring Vietnamese food, traditional dragon and lion dances, cultural performances, kids games, bounce houses, firecrackers, and more.


Peanut Butter Matinee Family Movie at Enzian

January 28

The Peanut Butter Matinee Family Film Series usually occurs on the fourth Sunday of the month. It is always family friendly and FREE for kids 12 & under.


January 28: SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS


Free Beer at SeaWorld Orlando
January 12 - January 31

Celebrate the New Year with a free beer at Waterway Grill Bar! YES you have to pay for admission... BUT FREE BEER!!!


SeaWorld Orlando guests over the age of 21 can enjoy one complimentary 7 oz beer. The ice cold draft will be available at the park daily at Waterway Grill.


JAYO at Lil' Indies
Every Sunday

Catch the free show with Jason Yoho and Friends every Sunday at Lil' Indies.


Orlando Farmers Market at Lake Eola Park
Every Sunday

One of the most popular farmers markets in Central Florida, Orlando Farmer’s Market is located in the heart of Orlando at Lake Eola park, and takes place Sundays 10 am - 4 pm.


Celebration Farmers Market
Every Sunday

Every week at Celebration Farmers Market there are multiple vendors selling everything from fresh food and produce, to local crafted jewelry, and much more, with a beautiful backdrop of Lakeside Park, this is a must go to farmers market on Sundays, 9 am - 2 pm


East Orlando Farmer's Market
Every Sunday

The popular East Orlando Farmers Market offers hand selected produce, creative local small business owners, along with botanical varieties to chose from. Every Sunday 11 am - 4 pm.


Clermont Farmer's Market
Every Sunday

Clermont Farmer's Market features over 60 vendors selling seafood, organic produce, and other household items, this popular market is the place to go on Sundays 9 am - 2 pm.


Downtown Mount Dora Village Market
Every Sunday

Mount Dora’s open-air Mount Dora Village Market in Sunset Park is open Sundays from 0 am - 2 pm offering fresh products from over 50 market vendors.



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To keep up with the latest news on events, and things to do in Central Florida, sign up for the Gotta Go Orlando Newsletter and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.









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